Stars of Vaudeville #751: Galetti’s Monkeys


Anthony Slide mentions Galetti’s Monkeys as one of the important trained animal acts of vaudeville. The poster above is from 1892, and I find references to them as late as 1907.

To find out more about  the history of vaudevilleconsult No Applause, Just Throw Money: The Book That Made Vaudeville Famous, available at Amazon, Barnes and Noble, and wherever nutty books are sold.


And check out my new book: Chain of Fools: Silent Comedy and Its Legacies from Nickelodeons to Youtube, just released by Bear Manor Mediaalso available from etc etc etc


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